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System starts up slowly with errors including bluetooth timeout

I have tried several solutions posted in the possible duplicate, but It does not work for me for the bluetooth timeout part, and my system have more problems than that. See details at the end of this ...
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xrandr config not loading properly at startup from .xprofile

I'm using xrandr to rescale the resolution on a netbook (Ubuntu 12.10). When I run the following command it works fine: xrandr --output LVDS1 --mode 1024x600 --panning 1280x720 --scale 1.25x1.2 ...
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Hybrid hibernate on Ubuntu?

After I saw Windows 8 uses hybrid hibernation instead of shutdown by default in order to solve its slow startup issue, I want to know if it's possible to use hybrid hibernation on Ubuntu to speed up ...
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Slow startup every other boot, and can't access internal HDDs

I'm running 15.04 on a 250GB Samsung SSD. I have two HDD's (1 TB and 2 TB). I experience problems every other boot. Initially the system will boot lightning fast and my drives are immediately ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 frozen at startup screen

After having installed updates (a popup appeared asking for automatic updates to be installed), I rebooted and after typing the password, the screen was frozen and the SO GUI wasn't loading. I ...
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Keyboard layout incorrect on login

My keyboard layout is supposed to be the Swiss-French keyboard (QWERTZ, pretty similar to the English QWERTY). Here is what is really happening: When the login screen appears, the keyboard layout is ...
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How can I play radio stream as my startup (login screen) sound?

I am familiar with How do I change the start up sound? and Chainging startup music of Ubuntu, so I know how to change my startup sound to .ogg file of my choosing, but... How to change it to some ...
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Activating USB audio with /etc/pm/sleep.d script that runs pacmd commands

Ubuntu annoyingly switches the device for audio input and output from my USB headset to the built-in sound card every time I log out, hibernate, or shut down my computer. This takes place even though ...
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Need to setup email notification when system starts and shutdown

I would like to have the system send me a email notification everrytime the system starts or shuts down. I am currently running Ubuntu 12.10 I found this tutorial but I couldn't make it to work.
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Ubuntu 12.04 wont start after manual restart

I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 with no problems for the past 2 months. A few hours ago, when i restarted my PC, it just hanged with black screen for more than 10 minutes. So I did a hard reset by ...
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How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup (revisited)

I have the exact same problem as How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup? but the solution does not work for me. I have ~$ tail -7 /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf install rtl8192cu ...
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Ubuntu slow at boot because of gnome-set~ngs-daemon

When I boot my computer, the process gnome-set~ngs-daemon need a lot of disk access, according to sudo iotop, it require 100%... Any idea how I can solve it?
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Bootscreen selections

RE: 12.04 on dual boot. I get a screen box with a few selections. The only one that works best is this: Generic 3.2.0.29-PAE recovery mode. The regular selection just Linux, if selected, I do not get ...
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service xxx start runs in background only

I have a service that I run with a program that we developed. I want this program to start on startup and I want it to run in the foreground. Now I got it to a place where I can run it using " ...
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How do I get rc.local to run at startup?

I've looked at various methods, and none have worked for me. I'm trying to run sudo xmodmap -e 'add mod3 = Scroll_Lock' on startup, to get the keyboard light to be bound to scroll lock. I can use ...
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Ubuntu getting suspended 5 seconds after showing log on screen

Ubuntu getting suspended 5 seconds after showing log on screen. After I wake it, there is no problem. In log I noticed a mem sleep initiation. also the problem was there when I chose try Ubuntu at the ...
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How to run songs playlist at the startup

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Can Anyone show me how to automatically play a playlist at the startup of the system, but I want it with 4 seconds sleep, so the system can load perfectly PS : I ...
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rc.local doesn't run on startup

I know this question has been asked a lot of times already, and I think I might have tried everything suggested on the internet, but I just can't get it running /etc/rc.local: #!/bin/sh -e while : ...
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Recommended distribution for my laptop (problems with Ubuntu on HP Probook 655 G1)

I'm very new to Linux and after I installed ubuntu, I was pretty satisfied and could handle it pretty well. But I had several problems with my HP Probook 655 G1. Sometimes when I boot up, it won't ...
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Standard ubuntu 15.04 won't boot, but ubuntu (upstart) does

I understand that Ubuntu switched to systemd recently from upstart. Ubuntu started on the first boot, I installed cinnamon and made a change to grub.cfg in attempt to get my USB 3.0 Ports working, ...
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White screen 15.04 Lubuntu startup

I am getting a white screen after startup in Lubuntu 15.04 and I do not know if this is by design or if it is a bug. It clears away from a mouse click to reveal the login window. It reminds me of the ...
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After 15.04 upgrade: Strange startup screen, long loading time?

After upgrading my 14.10 to 15.04 (running gnome3 desktop), I have the following loading screen: (photographed as I don't think there is an option to take a screenshot at this point, right?) ...
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Constant startup error issue - what is com.ubuntu.apport-support-gtk-root

What the error mean? and why does it keep showing up at start-up... i report but nothing changes
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Are settings in System > Preferences > Startup Applications the same as settings in some system or personal configuration file?

We can set up what programs to start automatically when starting up the OS, by adding settings in System > Preferences > Startup Applications Is this method the same as adding settings in some system ...
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Initramfs suddenly speaks IPv6 but no SSH login

I have been running a configuration with an encrypted root partition and network unlock via Dropbear in initramfs for some time on my Utopic Xubuntu Mediacenter. Since I am actively using IPv6 to ...
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Problem with initramfs, when startup

I have this problem since last two days. I don't know what's wrong. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Acer Aspire A0725. When my system starts, it shows a message like this: Gave up waiting for root ...
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Which package for console toggle bug?

I want to file a bug report on Launchpad about a problem with me not being able to switch to console view from the GUI loading screen on start up. When I try to toggle, the console view has been ...
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Installer mounted as /cdrom

I realize that this has been asked before but none of the solutions have worked for me. I have an external hard drive that I am using to install Ubuntu alongside windows. When it gets to a certain ...
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Requirements for KDE startup scripts

I'm running Kubuntu 14.10. I want to include the following startup script for KDE: kstart --desktop 1 firefox kstart --desktop 2 kmail kstart --desktop 3 konsole I placed these three commands in a ...
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Try to install Autodesk Maya on ubuntu 14.10

I try to install Autodesk Maya on ubuntu 14.10 through this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXw7aPRASEk , and open the first time and after close and open again, shows this message // Error: ...
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WiFi soft-blocked by rfkill on startup

I have a small Acer Revo PC with Ubuntu 14.10 that I'm configuring to run as a portable media center. I'm trying to set it up as a WiFi access point so that I can control XBMC/Kodi with Android ...
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I receive “INFO @wi_cf80211_attach : Registered CFG8021 phy” on start up. What does it mean?

When I boot up my laptop (Dell inspiron 1545) I receive this after grub menu: [ 14.180431] INFO @wi_cf80211_attach : Registered CFG8021 phy Any idea? It doesn't affect anything just would save ...
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“No volume groups found” problem

My Ubuntu has broken. The Reason is: No volume groups found. How do I fix it? I have no dual boot or virtualbox.
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Ubuntu 12.04 server reboot issues after updates

I have a 12.04 LTS ubuntu server (I used the how to forge guide to setup apache, php, postfix, dovecot, bind and ISPConfig). I have noticed a somehow random reboot issue which I have eventually ...
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VMware Workstation can't start automatically at startup

I want to run VMware Workstation and have it start a guest machine automatically when starting up Ubuntu. Unfortunately I tried to add vmware -X my.vmx to Startup applications, and also this ...
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Computer doesn't start (or loses screen connection)

I followed a list of recommended steps after installation (https://sites.google.com/site/computertip/directdoen). All went well until I needed to restart after installing numlockx (step 2.10.c). The ...
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I get the prompt (myusername): ~$ when trying to start my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04.4)

When I turned on my laptop this morning, it asked me to log in (which it normally doesn't do) and once I logged in, it showed this: (myusername): ~$ I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4, and don't know what ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu have an hourglass to tell you when programmes are launching?

I'm still new to Ubuntu and using a very modest netbook to which Ubuntu adapts very well. However, it took me a while to realise that it took just a single click to launch programmes because nothing ...
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Looking for only-tty iso image

I would like to know if there is a mini iso image that contains only the system, not the graphical environment. It just want the tty, like ttylinux ( but ubuntu kernel ) I am thinking that i do not ...
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Ubuntu start up problem

I have a relatively fresh install of Saucy Salamander, however I'm experiencing quite some difficulty when starting up my computer. My computer seems to crash / freeze more often than not between the ...
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rc.local is not executed on tartup in Ubuntu Server 13.04

I'm trying to add some iptables rules on startup for my VPN service in rc.local. my rc.local file is: #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each multiuser runlevel. # ...
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Brightness 0% on Lenovo G500s on startup / boot

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G500s Laptop. The screen is scrambled/shows weird artefacts during boot but that doesn't really bother me. What does is this: The screen's brightness is always ...
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Changing a start up init.d script to use with new ubuntu

This is my code. I would like to change it to use with new versions of ubuntu. The thing is ubuntu doesn't have chkconfig any more. Also I heard that new ubuntu uses upstart instead of init type start ...
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Synaptics error “no touchpad found” at startup on HP laptop

I know there are a lot of topics on the synaptics touchpad not working, but I can't seem to find the answer to my problem anywhere. Please forgive me if I missed it. Here is what happened. After ...
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Startup Applications not running proccess (GoodSync)

I have defined the following .desktop file in ~/.config/autostart: [Desktop Entry] Version=9.5.7 Name[en_US]=GoodSync server Name=GoodSync server Comment[en_US]=Start GoodSync server Comment=Start ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 startup waits on splash screen and loads desktop only after pressing TAB

Ubuntu on startup shows the splash screen(with the dots rotating animation going on and on). And only when I press TAB key it stops and the desktop loads. What may be the problem? Am having ubuntu ...
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Startup problem: the disk drive /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present (12.10)

This message is appearing during start up. I'm a bit of a Linux noob and have no idea, how to remedy this or what it even means. I also realise, this is almost an exact replica of a question that has ...
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How can I Start X11VNC automatically on my PC?

I have a spare computer that I want to remote desktop control from my Windows 7 PC in my room. I got it to run and I used TightVNC to view and control it. My real issue is getting it to run ...
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“mount -a” not called at startup?

I've got a problem mounting an external hard drive at startup. The short question Should mount -a launch during startup process ? and how can I check it does ? The whole story related to this ...
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Teamviewer under Ubuntu Mate 15.04

I have a rather interesting case with my Teamviewer installation under Ubuntu Mate 15.04. The setup is made so that teamviewer starts automatically with the OS (both manually from Startup ...